Posts Tagged ‘Drug’

World Dense Breast Day

Posted on: September 30th, 2022 by admin No Comments

On the eve of Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes the news that Katie Couric, the former CBS Evening News anchor, was diagnosed with […]

Harambee: A Book is Launched

Posted on: April 29th, 2022 by admin

Yesterday saw the launch of a marvellous new book authored by Mike Bruton entitled Harambee. Published by BestRed, an imprint […]

Cholesterol and Breast Cancer

Posted on: April 1st, 2022 by admin

Cholesterol is an organic molecule that has a chequered history and is generally associated with an unhealthy diet. High levels […]

Are Drugs Fairly Priced?

Posted on: February 11th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

Trastuzumab – also known as Herceptin – is a life-saving drug that arrests the development and spread of an aggressive form of […]

Ultrasound to the Fore

Posted on: January 14th, 2022 by admin

The online magazine AuntMinnie.com has just published a review article by Emily Hayes entitled “Ultrasound jostles for bigger role in screening dense breasts.” With […]

Who Gets the Credit?

Posted on: November 12th, 2021 by admin

A patent provides protection to the inventor for 20 years, during which period the patent owner has an exclusive right […]

Laugh First, and Then Think

Posted on: September 17th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

In a few weeks’ time, we learn who will be awarded the Nobel Prizes for 2021. As we have previously […]

Local Lad Makes Good

Posted on: June 11th, 2021 by admin

As South Africans, we take pride in highlighting a successful person’s links to our country when describing their accomplishments on […]

When Peer Review Gets Nasty

Posted on: June 4th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

Today’s issue of Science highlights an astonishing story about a Dutch scientist – Elisabeth Bik (seen right, © AAAS) – who is […]

Yesterday was a BIG Day

Posted on: February 5th, 2021 by admin

For over 20 years, the 4th day in February has been recognised as World Cancer Day, an initiative of the Union for […]